Cima Genovese is a complex Ligurian main dish in which a veal stomach is stuffed with a variety of good things to eat and cooked in water.
English Name: Stuffed Veal Stomach · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin
Coniglio alla ligure on an Italian menu signifies rabbit is cooked with aromatic vegetables, wine, and two iconic Ligurian ingredients: olives and pine nuts.
English Name: Rabbit, Ligurian Style · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin
A faraona on the menu refers to a guinea fowl that’s been roasted or braised in a liquid as a main course or secondo piatto on an Italian menu.
English Name: Guinea fowl · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin
Grigliata mista is the Italian mixed grill that can be made up of carne (meat) pesche (fish) or fruitti di mare (shelfish with a few fish thrown in).
English Name: Mixed grill · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin
Maiale in crosta d’pancetta con puré is a delicious way to stimulate your inner “meat and potato” urges. The roast pork in a pancetta (cured but unsmoked “bacon”) crust with mashed potatoes hits the spot when you’ve been eating unfamiliar things in a foreign country.
English Name: Roast pork in a pancetta crust with mashed potatoes · Course: Secodo Piatto · Author James Martin
If the truth be know, I’d go to Sardinia just for the Maialino Sardo. The Sardinian spit roasted suckling pig is just that good.
English Name: Sardinian Suckling Pig · Course: Secondo Piatto · Author James Martin
Osso buco is a cross-cut veal shank braised long and slow in white wine, broth and vegetables.
English Name: braised veal shank · Course: Secondo piatto, main course or piatto unico with risotto alla milanese · Author James Martin
Pani ca’ Meusa is a spleen sandwich, a cheap meal in Palermo from restaurants and stands on the street.
English Name: Spleen Sandwich · Course: Main course, street food · Author James Martin
Peposo is a beef stew flavored with an abundant dose of ground black pepper. Have it in the area south of Florence in and around the town of Impruneta.
English Name: Beef stewed with black pepper · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin
Piccione are young, pre-flight pigeons, usually grilled to a medium doneness for a main course on menus in Italy.
English Name: Squab · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin